Hi Folks ~ Time sure is zipping right along. We had a couple of days of cooler weather with less humidity, but it warmed back up again. It is nicer working outside though, so that is a plus.
The power company sends out tree trimmers to cut trees out of power lines. Well a power line happens to run along side my driveway and the neighbors have these trees that grow like crazy right up into the power lines every 3-6 months and limbs hang over into the driveway too. DH used to trim on our side, using his saws-all , I would help by cutting the limbs into more manageable sizes for brush pick up and carting it out to the curbside. With DH being gone, I do what I can, using the pole cutter and my clippers. The first year after DH was gone, I traded my old dead little car for a tree trimming. The next year a young man came up into the driveway and told me he could trim all the overgrowth for me and gave me a price. I took him up on it. Now the tree trimmers did what they do, out of power lines, and no more. They did a good job and I told them so. They even rake up leaves and debris. The tree limbs get ground up and taken away. I’ve some limbs I need to take care of tomorrow that I should be able to handle with the pole cutter. Maybe I’ll even try the saws-all, but that remains to be seen.
The guys started yesterday afternoon, maybe worked an hour or so, then came back at 7:35 this morning and were here until 11:30. I was glad when they were all gone and I had my little space back to myself.
Miss Rosie watching
They sliced off palm fronds on my tree and off of the one on the other side of fence. I’m thinking of having mine taken out as it is a pain with the self-cleaning fronds, falling on porch roof, and me having to cut up and deal with.
Miss Rosie and I watched for awhile yesterday. Such a sweetie.
Yesterday while waiting for the guys to get here, I got on you-tube and was inspired to make a beaded bracelet. I will be making more and the next one will be better and shouldn’t take as long. (I found one earlier this evening that I’m really excited about making next.)
I used what beads I had on hand, not exactly the right size, but pretty close.
My hands are definitely not young looking anymore.
They have some wear and tear.
I’ve had a pretty good week and I am thankful to God for that. Although, grief was triggered today when reading a blogging friend’s post about baked donuts. I bought a doughnut pan when DH was ill, made one batch which were pretty good, but I haven’t made any since losing him. Her post just sent me back to that ‘rough’ time and I had to let the tears flow. Tears are a release, they are healing and God bottles all of them. One day He will wipe all tears away. Until then, may I age gracefully, keep trusting in Him and have joy and peace in this journey of widowhood.
We can call on Him at any time. He is waiting, we just need to reach out to Him.
Well, it’s time to go get horizontal to read awhile before sleep.
I hope you all have a good Friday and a nice weekend.